Review: August 25, 2021 | Looking back
10 YEARS AGO
Aug. 25, 2011 – SAN FRANCISCO – Steve Jobs, the mind behind the iPhone, iPad and other devices that have made Apple Inc. one of the most powerful companies in the world, has resigned from his post CEO on Wednesday, saying he could no longer handle the job. but will continue to play a role in the direction of the company.
The move appears to be the result of an unspecified health issue for which he took indefinite leave from his post in January. Apple COO Tim Cook has been named CEO.
25 YEARS AGO
Aug 25, 1996 – Local Republican candidates for the Legislative Assembly clashed in a debate on Saturday, raising questions about party loyalty and the budget deficit. Party organizers hoped the forum would give “a good idea” of the candidates’ performance in Juneau.
Republican candidates from two districts in West Fairbanks – the seat of House 30 and the seat of the O Senate – attended the three-hour session at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel.
50 YEARS AGO
Aug.25, 1971 – The man most in charge of the General Service Administration buildings today conceded postmaster Helen Bell, who wants the post office lobby in the city center to be closed after 8 p.m. 30 every day and all day Sunday.
This is Arthur Samson, commissioner in the public buildings service of the GSA. However, Samson, here to study the need for a new federal building, said Fairbanks needs a new building.
75 YEARS AGO
August 25, 1946 – The News-Miner did not publish on that date, here is an article from August 26, 1946 – The Russian and Yugoslav press accused the United States of carrying out a planned campaign against Yugoslavia today as the Search teams renewed the hunt for two missing American aviators lost in the second of two army transports shot down by Marshal Tito’s fighters.
Moscow Radio said the United States was “trying to put pressure on Yugoslavia” with a display of military might, including the cruise of the Mediterranean aircraft carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt. The show, heard in London, said the incident on the two transports and the subsequent US ultimatum had been “inflated” by “sensation factors and mischief-makers”.